Henry Carl Brockdorff , a former Canarsie resident, a very much loved man, father to Michael, Kevin and Beverlee; grandfather to 11; greatgrandfather to 3. Husband to his bride Florence for 53 wonderful years. His 76 years on earth will be remembered by all that had the opportunity to have been touched by his role. He passed away at this home in Mesa, AZ, on September 28, 2008, surrounded by his family. Private services were held. Donations may be made to Henry’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014. Local arrangements were entrusted to Mariposa Gardens Funeral Care, Mesa, AZ (480)830-4422.